Publisher description for Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : complete text with introduction, historical contexts, critical essays / Mark Twain ; edited by Susan K. Harris ; with the assistance of Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon.


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In addition to the entire text of what some consider the quintessential American novel, this comprehensive volume features materials that help place the novel in perspective with its time and place. "Contexts" includes essays on the composition of the novel, the people and history of the Upper Mississippi Valley, slavery, and the critical reception of the novel upon its publication. "Readings" includes Henry Nash Smith's introduction to the 1958 Riverside Edition of the novel, as well as critical essays.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910. -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Finn, Huckleberry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Mississippi River -- Fiction.
Runaway children -- Fiction.
Male friendship -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Missouri -- Fiction.
Boys -- Fiction.